Where to Watch/Listen: Horse Racing Coverage for May 20-24

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Fans watch racing on a Downs After Dark card at Churchill Downs in 2018. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Two of the three jewels in the 2021 Triple Crown are in the books following Rombauer's win in the Preakness Stakes on May 15 at Pimlico, and the racing world catches a breath this week as owners of top 3-year-olds determine whether to join Rombauer in the June 5 Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets, the centerpiece of a spectacular stakes-packed weekend at Belmont Park. In the meantime, action at Belmont, Churchill DownsSanta Anita Park and Gulfstream Park highlights this week in racing.

Racing at Belmont and Churchill will be featured on “America’s Day at the Races” for a four-day span starting Thursday that will show live racing from Churchill's Twilight Thursday card and also its Downs After Dark on Saturday, May 22. The NYRA-produced show presented by Claiborne Farm and America’s Best Racing will air on FS2 – check the below schedule for air times.

As usual, TVG provides daily coverage of numerous tracks from North America including Gulfstream and Santa Anita as part of its comprehensive package.

For live streaming coverage, ABR's “Always Be Racing” show returns this Friday, May 21. Hosted by BlackJack Fletcher and Danielle Moinet, the show begins at 3 p.m. ET. “Always Be Racing” can be viewed on ABR's Facebook and Twitter channels as well as BlackJack's Twitter account and Danielle's Twitter account.

ABR's “The Winner’s Circle” returns for its usual Monday timeslot of 11 a.m. ET with a show on May 24. Presented by NYRA and NYRA Bets and hosted by Bram Weinstein and Dan Tordjman, “The Winner’s Circle” will recap the previous weekend's action and look ahead to Memorial Day weekend and the Belmont Stakes Festival the weekend afterwards. “The Winner’s Circle” can be viewed on ABR’s Twitter and Facebook channels and Bram Weinstein’s Twitter channel. Archived episodes of “The Winner’s Circle” are available as podcasts via Apple and Spotify.

Here's a rundown of television, live streaming, and radio coverage for the upcoming week:

TV/Live Streaming Schedule

Date

Program

Time

Network/Social Media

May 20

"America's Day at the Races"

3 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

FS2

May 20

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

May 21

"America's Day at the Races"

12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

FS2

May 21

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

May 21

"Always Be Racing"

3 p.m.

Facebook and Twitter

May 22

"America's Day at the Races"

1 p.m.-3 p.m. and 4 p.m.-11:30 p.m.

FS2

May 22

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

May 23

"America's Day at the Races"

12:30 p.m.-3 p.m. and 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

FS2

May 23

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

May 24

"The Winner's Circle"

11 a.m.

Facebook and Twitter

May 24

Live coverage of horse racing

post time varies

TVG

Note: All times listed are Eastern

Radio Schedule

Date Program Time Network
May 20 At The Races with Steve Byk 9 a.m. Thoroughbred Radio Network
May 20 Race Day on HRRN Presented by TwinSpires 3 p.m. HRRN
May 20 Brisnet Call-in Show 6 p.m. HRRN
May 21 At The Races with Steve Byk 9 a.m. Thoroughbred Radio Network
May 21 Race Day on HRRN Presented by TwinSpires 3 p.m. HRRN
May 21 Weekend Stakes Preview Presented by NYRA Bets 6 p.m. HRRN
May 21 Inside Churchill Downs 6 p.m. ESPN 680/105.7
May 22 Equine Forum Show 8 a.m. HRRN
May 22 Off to the Races on The Racing Biz Radio Network 10 a.m. ESPN 950 AM

Note: All times listed are Eastern

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